TRUMP LAWYER MICHAEL COHEN TO SENATE INTEL TODAY | MUELLER THREATENED MANAFORT WITH INDICTMENT | MANAFORT WIRETAPPED FOR YEARS BY US | ZAPAD IS FOR TO MAKE RUSSIA LOOKING STRONG VERY! | UDAY REALIZES THE CHARADE IS UP? KELLYANNE TOO? | MONEY CAN’T BUY TASTE

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   TRUMP LAWYER MICHAEL COHEN AT SENATE INTEL COMMITTEE CBS News reports, “President Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday”. The Washington Post adds Cohen “served as an executive vice president of the Trump Organization from 2007 until earlier this year,” and “Former … Continue reading TRUMP LAWYER MICHAEL COHEN TO SENATE INTEL TODAY | MUELLER THREATENED MANAFORT WITH INDICTMENT | MANAFORT WIRETAPPED FOR YEARS BY US | ZAPAD IS FOR TO MAKE RUSSIA LOOKING STRONG VERY! | UDAY REALIZES THE CHARADE IS UP? KELLYANNE TOO? | MONEY CAN’T BUY TASTE

TRUMP IGNORES LAWYERS | CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS THINLY VEILED CRITICISM OF TRUMP | HILLARY BELIEVES TRUMP CAMP COLLUDED | FBI INVESTIGATES RUSSIAN STATE-RUN SPUTNIK | PUTIN GIVES KISLYAK A MEDAL FOR THE AMERICA OPERATION | DARKNESS AT NUNES LURKS

-----BREAKING-----   TRUMP’S LAWYERS WANTED PRINCELING JARED GONE The Wall Street Journal reports, “Some of President Donald Trump’s lawyers earlier this summer concluded that Jared Kushner should step down as senior White House adviser because of possible legal complications related to a probe of Russia’s involvement in the 2016 presidential election and aired concerns about … Continue reading TRUMP IGNORES LAWYERS | CHAIRMAN OF THE JOINT CHIEFS THINLY VEILED CRITICISM OF TRUMP | HILLARY BELIEVES TRUMP CAMP COLLUDED | FBI INVESTIGATES RUSSIAN STATE-RUN SPUTNIK | PUTIN GIVES KISLYAK A MEDAL FOR THE AMERICA OPERATION | DARKNESS AT NUNES LURKS

HAPPY SEPTEMBER 11 | EVERYONE IS A WITNESS | “HELP WORLD PEACE + MAKE A LOT OF MONEY” | WHO HAS EVEN LESS CREDIBILITY: RUSSIA OR THE WH? | FAKE NEWS FACEBOOK | EUROPEANS FINALLY FREAKING OUT RIGHT ON TIME FOR ZAPAD

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   HAPPY SEPTEMBER 11! ABC News notes Trump will preside over his first September 11 ceremony as president. Be still, beating heart! You can of course hear the audio of Trump boasting as the towers fell that now he has the tallest building in Manhattan, which still is not even remotely true. … Continue reading HAPPY SEPTEMBER 11 | EVERYONE IS A WITNESS | “HELP WORLD PEACE + MAKE A LOT OF MONEY” | WHO HAS EVEN LESS CREDIBILITY: RUSSIA OR THE WH? | FAKE NEWS FACEBOOK | EUROPEANS FINALLY FREAKING OUT RIGHT ON TIME FOR ZAPAD

BANNON’S NO LENIN | U.S. CYBER COMMAND | U.S. EMBASSY MOSCOW SUSPENDS NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS | MATTIS TO UKRAINE SOON | MINSK MEETING FOR VOLKER + SURKOV | PUTIN IN CRIMEA | EIGHTH MAN AKHMETSHIN’S HARD CORE KREMLIN TIES | WIKILEAKS WANTS WH PRESS PASSES

-----BREAKING-----   TO THE DUSTBIN OF HISTORY, FAKE NEWS FAKER BANNON IS NO LENIN Nor is he as good as the Nazi Julius Streicher TRUMPISTAN WATCH has long compared him to. On Friday, POLITICO reported, “Steve Bannon, the populist firebrand who had become increasingly isolated in the West Wing, is out as President Donald Trump’s … Continue reading BANNON’S NO LENIN | U.S. CYBER COMMAND | U.S. EMBASSY MOSCOW SUSPENDS NON-IMMIGRANT VISAS | MATTIS TO UKRAINE SOON | MINSK MEETING FOR VOLKER + SURKOV | PUTIN IN CRIMEA | EIGHTH MAN AKHMETSHIN’S HARD CORE KREMLIN TIES | WIKILEAKS WANTS WH PRESS PASSES

WEEKEND READING | From Russian Theater to American Reality Politics: Donald Trump, Vladislav Surkov, Alexander Herzen and You!

by Amanda Rivkin   Imagine you are at the theater but the performance instead of the stage is everything that surrounds you in your everyday real life. Everything is the same but at the same time nothing is. In life, you attend a performance to escape, to succumb to character-driven plots performed by actors who … Continue reading WEEKEND READING | From Russian Theater to American Reality Politics: Donald Trump, Vladislav Surkov, Alexander Herzen and You!

POLES GIVE PUTIN’S PUPPET A PLATFORM | WH WANTS NSC’S HILL IN THE ROOM TOMORROW | KISLYAK CRIES TRUMP IS DIFFICULT | KASPERSKY TIED TO FSB | RUSSIA CALLS PARATROOPERS TO BALTIC STATES’ BORDER | STRATCOM SITCOM

-----ON THE AGENDA-----   TRUMP IN WARSAW; SPEAKING AT GHETTO UPRISING MONUMENT If you care about history, humanity, the U.S. and Poland, today will be devastating. Ahead of Trump’s speech at the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument, where Lech Walesa is said to sit in the front row, Greenpeace Poland projected onto Warsaw’s most famous building, … Continue reading POLES GIVE PUTIN’S PUPPET A PLATFORM | WH WANTS NSC’S HILL IN THE ROOM TOMORROW | KISLYAK CRIES TRUMP IS DIFFICULT | KASPERSKY TIED TO FSB | RUSSIA CALLS PARATROOPERS TO BALTIC STATES’ BORDER | STRATCOM SITCOM

BATTLE FOR REDACTED RUSSIA REPORT | REPUBLICANS HEAR MURMURS OF REAGAN’S LEGACY | TIME FOR TRUMP’S FAKE NEWS | SOME SAY THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS PEACEFUL NUKES

-----BREAKING-----   BATTLE FOR REDACTED RUSSIAN HACKING REPORT In news that should surprise no one, the colluder-in-chief’s administration “is refusing to release a redacted version of a key report President Barack Obama received in January on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election,” POLITICO reports citing court filings. According to POLITICO, “Then-Director of National … Continue reading BATTLE FOR REDACTED RUSSIA REPORT | REPUBLICANS HEAR MURMURS OF REAGAN’S LEGACY | TIME FOR TRUMP’S FAKE NEWS | SOME SAY THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS PEACEFUL NUKES